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The inaugural New Perspectives on Irish English Conference was held in 2010 in University College Dublin. Since then, NPIE conferences have generally taken place on a bi-annual basis.

Prior to the NPIE meetings, the Celtic Englishes conferences, organised by Hildegard Tristram R.I.P. of the University of Potsdam, were the meeting place of researchers on Irish English. The first of these was held in 1994; the last in 2004 (cf. https://people.unil.ch/patriciaronan/files/2016/04/The-Celtic-Englishes-IV.pdf).

Upcoming NPIE conference

NPIE-7, University College Cork, 8-10 June 2022, organised by Nicola Bessell (University College Cork)

The formal call for papers is to be announced in January 2022 and abstracts will go through an abstract committee. The conference will follow the usual format of a 20 minute talk with 5-10 minutes for questions.

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NPIE Conferences prior to 2021

NPIE-1, University College Dublin, 11-13 March 2010, organised by Bettina Migge (University College Dublin) and Máire Ní Chiosáin (University College Dublin)

NPIE-2, University College Dublin, 21-22 May 2013, organised by Bettina Migge (University College Dublin), Máire Ní Chiosáin (University College Dublin) and Jeffrey Kallen (Trinity College Dublin).

NPIE-3, University of Limerick, 18-19 June 2015, organised by Elaine Vaughan (University of Limerick) and Brian Clancy (Mary Immaculate College, Limerick), in conjunction with Karen Corrigan (Newcastle University), https://npirishenglish.wordpress.com/programme/

NPIE-4, University of Bergen, 5-7 July 2016, organised by Kevin McCafferty (University of Bergen) and Carolina P. Amador-Moreno (University of Extremadura/University of Bergen)

NPIE-5, University of Potsdam, 25-27 April 2018, organised by Arne Peters (University of Potsdam) and Marion Schulte (University of Bielefeld), https://www.uni-potsdam.de/en/iaa-dvel/events.html

NPIE-6, University of Vienna, 19-21 February 2020, organised by John Kirk (University of Vienna), https://anglistik.univie.ac.at/research/conferences/new-perspectives-on-irish-english-6/